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Please expain Static Electricity and Current Electricity. State characteristics of each...

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tonyz98 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted August 22, 2012 at 2:12 AM via web

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Please expain Static Electricity and Current Electricity. State characteristics of each type and the similarities and differences between the two

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nithublr | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted August 22, 2012 at 2:41 PM (Answer #1)

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Static electricity is the BUILD UP of charges in an object and current electricity is the FLOW of electrons in an object.

  • static electricity- a kind of electricity produced by rubbing 2 different materials together to create friction/heat which makes static electricity.
  • current electricity- a kind of electricity that has continuous movement of electrons



 

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